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03/30/2017
What is a Hypoallergenic Formula? Most consumers today believe that a product labeled as hypoallergenic will not cause an allergic reaction, but is this true? Let’s start with the basics. The technical definition of “hypoallergenic” is that a product is less likely to cause an allergic reaction. Or: will cause fewer allergic reactions. Few federal standards regulate the use of this term for consumer goods. For infant formulas, however, you can rest assured...
01/24/2013
...help. For instance, the symptoms of untreated GER and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) are similar. However, the drugs sometimes used for the two conditions are different. If the diagnosis is incorrect, the prescribed drug may not help. Make sure you know what you should expect to see if the diagnosis is correct and, if the drugs aren’t helping, ask the doctor if the diagnosis may be incorrect. Should we see a specialist? Pediatricians and other general...
02/28/2012
We often get calls from parents who are interested in thickening Neocate. In today’s post, we’ll explore the reasons for thickening formulas (or bottle-fed expressed breast milk) and some information in case your little one’s heatlhcare team recommends it. There are two main reasons a healthcare professional might recommend to thicken your child’s formula. 1) Reflux: One reason is for gastroesophageal reflux. If your child suffers from reflux, the physician may recommend thickening...
09/16/2016
Allergy-friendly playdough is great for your kids to safely have fun. This fun modeling compound may not be a suitable option for little ones with food allergies. Don’t despair; our team took on the challenge of compiling allergy-friendly playdough recipes you can make at home with your family. Gluten-Free Baking Soda Playdough Ingredients: 2 cups baking soda 1 cup cornstarch 1.5 cups water 1 tablespoon oil Directions: Mix ingredients together in a sauce...
Macaroni & “Cheese” with Tomato & Bacon
Mac & cheese is one of the most popular foods among kids. This dairy-free recipe kicks it up a notch with tomato and...
08/08/2019
Allergy-Friendly foods are for everyone, but do you know why? Allergy-Friendly Foods are everywhere. Since these foods are everywhere, sometimes we step back and think, and often make a change in our life. As a dietitian, I know the word ‘diet’ is perceived as a forbidden 4-letter word. In reality, diet is just the general term for what and how you eat, regardless if that includes a plan, specific structure, or even just...
​Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
Neocate® Junior, Unflavored is used in this delicious recipe that children of all ages can enjoy. Talk about a great way to maximize nutrient intake AND foster a positive relationship with food in a new, imaginative way! Adding Neocate to a recipe like this can be easy and fast. When cooking with Neocate, it’s best to let very hot foods cool down a little before adding Neocate and not to reheat dishes prepared...
12/12/2012
...any nutrient gaps in their diet. For instance, many children with milk and soy allergies use Neocate Junior as a major source of protein, calcium, vitamin D, and other nutrients important for bone health. The same is true for Neocate Splash. Some children require an amino acid-based formula to meet their full caloric needs. Some examples would be a child with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) that is on a strict amino acid-based diet for six weeks,...
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